Personal details

Dr Jonnie De Lacy
Corporate Educator
QUT Business School,
QUT Graduate School of Business
Discipline *
Business and Management
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PhD (Queensland University of Technology), Master of Business (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships
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Registered Psychologist (Reg:PSY0001391899)

International Society for Coaching Psychology

International Positive Psychology Association


* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Dr. Jonnie De Lacy is a psychologist at the Graduate Business School at QUT. She is a specialist in the areas of leadership, peak performance and personal development, and her passion is helping senior leaders and individuals grow their interpersonal and leadership capabilities as well as enhance their work and life satisfaction generally.

She has a diverse industry background having herself, worked in senior roles in Government, hospitality, as a practicing psychologist and in private consulting for over 20 years. These roles have been performed in difficult and demanding operating environments, with complex policy and political agendas. As such, she has an intimate understanding of the complexities facing leaders today, as well as the tools and theoretical knowledge to develop their personal and professional capacities.

She is a highly regarded lecturer, coach and researcher at QUT’s graduate school of business where she teaches and coaches in leadership, complexity and personal development. As a consequence of her extensive practical and academic credentials and experience, Jonnie is able to draw upon many different evidence based methodologies to assist her students and clients reach their full potential both personally and professionally. She is a registered psychologist with extensive experience in both clinical and organizational settings. She also holds a master’s (research) degree in leadership and a PhD in leadership and work engagement.

This information has been contributed by Dr Jonnie De Lacy.


Jonnie is a Leadership Specialist.  She currently oversees the leadership stream in the Graduate Business School and teaches into the Executive MBA and MBA programs as well as an extensive range of corporate programs.

Leading Self and Others

Personal Leadership and Change

Understanding and Leading Others

Leading in Complexity

This information has been contributed by Dr Jonnie De Lacy.